Bachelor's/Master's Degree Program
Earn both your bachelor’s and master’s degree in computer science in our 5-year BS/MS “Fast Track” program. In this accelerated master’s program, you’ll gain practical experience both in and beyond the classroom to prepare for advanced employment and increase your earning potential in a high-demand profession.
You’ll benefit from collaborations with renowned professors and hands-on experiences in a program accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET. Conduct specialized research. Access state-of-the-art labs while you gain a high level of technical programming knowledge with C++ language. Become a member of our student design teams and compete nationally in the NASA Lunabotics Competition and the Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition.
Prepare to graduate as a high-demand candidate whose résumé will catch the eyes of employers: UAF has a 100% job placement for computer science graduates.
What Is Computer Science?
Computer science is the study of data processing, information handling and its application to world problems. Computer scientists write and program software, create applications for mobile devices and develop websites.
Are you a creative problem solver who is excited by new software processes and has an interest in using sophisticated technology to tackle everything from creating virtual reality computer games to developing new programming language? Then computer science is the career path for you.
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Why Study Computer Science at UAF?
As a computer science major at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, you’ll access industry standard labs, equipment and software programming. With affordable tuition, a focus on professional experience and a high level of technical programming knowledge, you’ll graduate in high demand for employment in Alaska and nationwide. Here are more highlights of our program.
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What Can You Do With Your Master’s Degree in Computer Science?
With an accelerated master’s degree from our 5-year bachelor’s and master’s program, you’ll know how to write and program software, create applications for mobile devices, and develop websites. You’ll also increase your salary potential and open doors to senior and leadership career roles. Graduate with a career waiting for you: UAF has a 100% job placement for computer science graduates.
Requirements for a Computer Science Degree
The 5-year accelerated bachelor’s and master’s degree in computer science introduces the fundamentals of computer programming, hardware and theory. The master’s program includes experience with professional software development and requires a graduate seminar and project. Mathematics and engineering play critical roles in the core coursework.
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